Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Steelhead and Spines - Volume Two


"In the spring of 2015, we began another pursuit for big lines and wild fish. Once again, our direction was north to Alaska, just as it was 3 years ago on our first trip to capture steelhead and spines. Since then, our burning desire to explore around the next bend, to see what's on the other side of the mountain, has grown to an inextinguishable level. We found ourselves back in a corner of southeast Alaska where for a few months of the year, some of the steepest, fluted lines in the world can be ridden, while chromed out steelhead run up and down the coastal rivers. This is the place for us to step outside the bubble of modern society, and into a world of our own making, where skiing and fishing and camping is everything. We returned home with these images, and memories of battling storms and mountains on the glacier and of an island where pure fish swim beneath the old growth hemlocks."











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7 comments:

  1. What kind of rod and line do you use?

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    1. We use the Orvis Helios rods and Hydros lines. On this trip we were using 8 and 10wts with floating lines

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  2. right on gents! looks like a sick as hell trip

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  3. I wish I could spend my vacation like you do. Active sports is a key for a healthy and strong life.

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